Playa del Carmen Things to Do

  • Things to Do
    by blueskyjohn
  • Things to Do
    by blueskyjohn
  • Things to Do
    by blueskyjohn

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  • 1. 5th Avenue

    The second part of 5th is wider than the first part and has less people milling about. The stores and eateries in the part seem to have a higher standard. Competition for souvenirs is little so the...

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  • 2. Beaches

    Now that I've been to Playa del Carmen nine times I don't feel the need to schedule quite as many daytrips, often we find ourselves just lounging on the beach with a good book or a pile of magazines....

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  • 3. Xel-Ha

    Rio de la Vida means River of Life. This is the main estuary for Xel Ha lagoon. There is a cement path way around the lagoon. At the far end from the dinning area there path leads to an arch which is...

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  • 4. Day Trips

    Definitely the highlight of my vacation! This was a full day island tour from Playa del Carmen to Isla Cozumel and the fun never stopped. First we took the ferry (included in the tour price) and then...

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  • 5. Snorkeling

    We weren't able to do the Fat Cat catamaran trip so we stopped by the travel agency we use in town, Mayalum, and asked what we could do instead. Several of the catamarans were not running but she said...

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  • 6. Ferry to Cozumel

    My family and I wanted to rent a scooter for our trip to Cozumel, but had a terrible experience. We used Ado tours which was located across from the ferry ticket booth and would NEVER recommend them...

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  • 7. Xcaret

    Within several dozen kilometres of Playa Del Carmen are a multitude of different "ecological" and nature parks. Some are more environmentally friendly, some have more activities, some are quiet and...

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  • 8. Cozumel

    Me and my wife took the ferry from playa over to cozumel (18 $ )us ,a couple of times ,once just to walk around and people watch in 2009 and again in 2013 to rent a scooter and ride around the island...

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  • 9. Swim with Dolphins

    This is something my girlfriend has always wanted to do and myself have as well. It was my 23rd birthday when out in Mexico so we booked to do this on my birthday. We could have just booked a swimming...

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  • 10. Tulum

    Take a road trip to Tulum....and bring your bathing suit for a swim in the beautiful beach. Spend your day visiting Tulum. Arrive early to avoid the crowds. Wander around and witness the beautiful...

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  • 11. Chichén Itzà

    This is one of the latest sites of Maya, and maybe therefore it is better preserved than other ancient Mayan towns. Two sides of the main pyramid were restored, so if you look at the restored side it...

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  • 12. Cenotes

    This was a great experience to a less traveled to Cenote. Surprising since it is only 15 minutes from downtown Playa del Carmen. Our hotel desk clerk never even heard of this place. At the location...

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  • 13. Ecopark Kantun Chi

    Before the Grotto tour, we visited this small Cenote and swam in it, at the beggining we were quite suspicious and the water was very cold, but was a good preparation for the dive in the big cenotes...

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  • 14. Excursions

    We did 2 excursions while staying at the Viva Wyndham Azteca. We signed up for both through our Sunwind rep, First was the half day snorkeling tour. We paid for a half day snorkeling tour that was...

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  • 15. Mayan Ruins

    Now here's something I did not know! There are some fairly nice Mayan ruins within the town of Playa Del Carmen itself! Some sizable pyramids and structures are scattered throughout the Playacar...

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  • 16. Akumal Beach

    We got a taxi to Akumal beach because its a bit of a drive off the main high way or we would have got the bus. The taxi cost us $10 from our hotel but we was quite close. We ended up spending half a...

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  • 17. Cobà

    Coba is a wonderful day trip from PDC. It is about 110 Km and takes about 1.5 hours to get there. Entrance fee is 59 pesos as of March 2014. There are three main areas. What is unique about Coba is...

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  • 18. Aktun Chen Monkey

    At Aktun Chen, in addition to some animals in pens. some roam freely. A friend had told us about these squirrel monkeys. This one took a strong liking to my partner. To the point of, almost...

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  • 19. Sky diving

    I went skydiving in Playa del Carmen, under Skydive Cancun. The service was unbelievably wonderful! Since me and my friend, Jessica is deaf, they gave us a PERFORMANCE to teach us of what to do...

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  • 20. Mayans

    After visiting all those great places filled with Mayan Culture, save at least one day just to relax in your all inclusive. Take advantage of the beach, pool and have a siesta, some drinks, a good...

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  • 21. Watersports

    There is a place in Cancun that catters to all you wakeboarders out there in the middle of a lagoon. $25 USD for 15 minutes or $100 for 5 X 15 min sessions (call Scott for more package prices) He...

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  • 22. Scuba Diving

    For enthusiasts. The cenotes are the sh!t. You will never experience anything as triped out under water in your life. Diving is another world in itself, however doing so in the caves of the cenotes...

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  • 23. Driving in Yucatan

    We drove Playa Carmen - Merida - stayed overnight in merida - then to Izamal - Chichen Itza overnight - Ek Balam - Playa Carmen. We did not have a single road problem other than the bugs and insects...

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  • 24. Danza de los Voladores

    Danza de los Voladores means Dance of the Flyers. This is an interesting show conducted in the middle of Parque Fundadores. This is a traditional Mesoamerican...

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  • 25. Awesome things to do in the Riviera Maya

    Hello,You must visit Tulum and Coba! They are a must and very impressive. If your child likes to swim and can snorkel you must check out Akumal! A very...

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